The economic crisis – and the rising price of gold – have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
Many movements, many similar messages. What could the increasing cooperation between protesters mean for the future of the ninety-nine percent?
The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people – and we all might have a role to play.
Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
A protest at the World Bank supported El Salvador’s attempts to say no to gold mining and yes to democracy.
Before there were hashtags, 32 years ago, more than a thousand protesters tried to shut Wall Street down for a day.
The international war on drugs isn’t stopping drug use or trafficking — but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently.
Local opposition to a proposed road in Trinidad brings new understanding of “progress,” and what it means to be rooted.
With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster – and lead the way to “food democracy.”
The latest from a growing international movement to make corporate tax dodgers pay, so public services don’t have to.
In a world increasingly vulnerable to external shocks, we’re searching for rooted communities–and what we can learn from them.
At the historic One Nation Working Together march, activists made the connection between unemployment and our outsize military budget.
Millennium Development Rights would transform the global struggle against poverty and provide accountability for governments, corporations, and others who deny those rights.
The CEOs who cut the most jobs are also the ones who make the most money. How can we stop excessive CEO pay before it leads to bad behavior?